Social Skill Integration Through Movement and Strength: Home Training
Social Skill Integration Through Movement and Strength: Home Training
Now at home, this is a great opportunity to get the family involved by creating new healthy habits using indoor and outdoor space.
LISTEN: Table Talk Podcast #5 with Sheena Leedham
LISTEN: Table Talk Podcast #5 with Sheena Leedham
In this episode of Table Talk Podcast, Dave Tate opens up about being a father to a son with Asperger's, and elitefts Managing Editor Sheena Leedham talks about training and educating Blaine and other young adults on the spectrum.
Year One with Men’s Aspirations — Developing Social Skills with Substance
Year One with Men’s Aspirations — Developing Social Skills with Substance
This program provides a monthly social outlet for teens and young adults with high functioning autism. As we approach year one, I want to share how I’ve made this program my own.
The Student Guide to Grocery Store Navigation
The Student Guide to Grocery Store Navigation
For college students with high-functioning autism, these guidelines can be instrumental in minimizing stress and loss of time when shopping to prepare a meal.
Skip the Gym — Create Training Space Indoors and Outdoors
Skip the Gym — Create Training Space Indoors and Outdoors
Listening to a group of college students with high-functioning autism, I learned there was a consensus among many of how they felt in a typical college gym setting — something they didn’t want to feel again.
Social Skill Integration Through Movement and Strength: Program the Cadence
Social Skill Integration Through Movement and Strength: Program the Cadence
You'll meet Sean, Wesley, and Blaine (three boys on the spectrum) and consider their needs, find a starting place, and create a program schedule using a singular, linear, or overlapping approach.
Meal Prep Basics for the College Student
Meal Prep Basics for the College Student
Why plan? What can food do for me? When should I eat for a workout? — A group of students with Asperger's asks questions to fulfill big aspirations to look and feel good.
Ocalicon 2016 — Nation’s Premier Autism and Disabilities Conference
Ocalicon 2016 — Nation’s Premier Autism and Disabilities Conference
With the option to pick and choose over 40 presentations to attend within a 10-hour day, here's how I plan on implementing what I learned within the private and college setting.
A New Kid Under the Bar
A New Kid Under the Bar
Erasing the zoo schedule from the dry-erase board that served us for a 14-week prep was unsettling. Where our training has gone, is miraculous.
Social Skill Integration Through Movement and Strength: Off-Site Team Training
Social Skill Integration Through Movement and Strength: Off-Site Team Tr...
As we relocate a group of connected individuals outside of the gym, the mindset attached to training evolves.
Social Skill Integration Through Movement and Strength: Team Training at the Gym
Social Skill Integration Through Movement and Strength: Team Training at...
In this type of training, we’re taking things one step further — we share the entire training experience with at least one partner at the gym.
Social Skill Integration Through Movement and Strength: ½ One-to-one, ½ Training Partner
Social Skill Integration Through Movement and Strength: ½ One-to-one, ½ ...
In this type of training, we’re taking things one step further — we share the training experience with a partner.
Zoo RunRun — Blaine Crosses the Finish Line in His First 5K
Zoo RunRun — Blaine Crosses the Finish Line in His First 5K
Two faces in a crowded zoo, here's our story: a 14-week play-by-play that prepared us for the rigors of race day.
Social Skill Integration Through Movement and Strength — Off-Site Training
Social Skill Integration Through Movement and Strength — Off-Site Training
½ Gym, ½ Off-Site Training leads us here: a full session away from gym grounds. Fit your programming needs within these structures to differentiate skill, meet new people, and have fun.
Reintroducing the Jump Rope: The Next 6 Weeks
Reintroducing the Jump Rope: The Next 6 Weeks
This 6-week continuation starts where the previous progression left off. See how to exercise imagination, rely less on verbal and physical cues, and present choice appropriately.
12-Week Program to Conquer the Monkey Bars
12-Week Program to Conquer the Monkey Bars
This 12-week training progression is tailor-made to strengthen the mind and body of a child who fears this playground implement.
Throw Out Your Expectations
Throw Out Your Expectations
Avoiding hostility and disinterest by following these communication tips will result in greater engagement and child development.
The Power of Observation
The Power of Observation
Expand your abilities through the experience of professionals.

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